RIT will welcome the 10th class of Destler/Johnson Rochester City Scholars, a program that has provided more than 200 graduates of the Rochester City School District and Rochester charter schools with the opportunity to attend RIT tuition-free since 2010. RIT will also welcome the first two recipients of the Mark and Maureen Davitt Graduate Education Endowed Scholarship.
RIT’s Golisano College of Computing and Information Sciences is forming a new School of Information to recognize the changing roles of information professionals. The school aims to bridge the digital divide and make computing solutions available, accessible, usable and suitable to all.
The agreement aims to continue and strengthen the relationship between the world’s first and largest technological college for deaf and hard-of-hearing students and the global deaf rights organization.
The 2019-20 renovation project will be launched with a $1 million grant from New York state’s Higher Education Capital Matching Grant Program and will further advance RIT’s research in integrated photonics, quantum information technology, biomedical devices and sensors for smart systems.
Rita Thomas, one of the participants in RIT's Surface Mount Electronics Assembly Training for Veterans, spent several years in the U.S. Army’s 82nd Airborne Division stationed at Fort Bragg, N.C., and later in Heidelberg, Germany. She served as a satellite communications operator and then as a site supervisor for the USAREUR Secure Communications Network. Here she shares some of her story, the role she played in the military, her parent’s influence on her career and how she came to be a part of the RIT training.
Electronics manufacturing is a trillion-dollar industry. driving the U.S. and local economies. RIT hosted a workshop this summer during which veterans, displaced workers and spouses of veterans gained cutting-edge skills—and career options—in the electronics industry.
Students looking for items for their residence halls are can visit the Goodbye, Goodbuy! sustainability sale, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Frank Ritter Memorial Ice Area through Friday.
Podcast Debut! In CollegeFluency for Parents, VP of Enrollment Management Ian Mortimer & John Serafine discuss the responsibilities of students, parents, guidance professionals & university staff in the college admissions process. #college#admissionst.co/wCTyzTma5F
RT @RITBehindBricks: Welcome new students!
If you haven't already, make sure to visit the Digital Den (located in Monroe Hall) before Orientation Week is over to enter for a chance to win AirPods! t.co/ukgCOqbWAx
Our newest Tigers have had a busy #RITOrientation week, with move-in, Tiger Walk and Fall Convocation! We're welcoming more than 4,300 first-year, transfer and graduate students to the #RIT community in 2019. t.co/Wewv3beG4i
College & Careers is a weekend-long career exploration program designed to help high school students, who will be entering their junior or senior year, gain the experience and knowledge necessary to start making career decisions.